We are required to deduce wave properties given a wave equation.
The general solution of a wave traveling in the positive x-direction is:
where A is the amplitude, k is the wavenumber and ω is the angular frequency.
The displacement of a wave traveling in the positive x-direction is D(x,t) = (3.5 cm)sin(3.2x − 132t), where x is in m and t is in s.
a. What is the frequency of this wave?
b. What is the wavelength of this wave?
c. What is the speed of this wave?
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